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the race for president obama. throughout the night with a meter showing the electoral college and,000 they were voting in each state. >>> and president had supporters in chicago to celebrate. >> george howel was there and has more reaction. >> reporter: thousands packed the chicago convention center to celebrate the current and future president barack obama. >> our journey has been long. we have picked ourselves up, we have fought our way back and we know in our hearts that for the united states of america, the best is yet to come. >> reporter: it's been 6 months and more than 100 rallies since the president officially kicked off his reelection efforts. a slow economic recovery and poor performance in the first presidential debate left the campaign in a virtual tie in the final weeks. but as the election wore on, the president continued to rack up key electoral votes. then shortly after 11 p.m. eastern time, it was ohio that put obama over the top a state that became ground zero for both candidates in the final hours of the campaign. for mitt romney the loss was bitter disappointment
president obama or make mitt romney the next president. ed payne has the story. >> reporter: president obama and republican candidate mitt romney made the last appeals to voters before election day. during a stop in columbus ohio, obama asked for four more years in the white house. >> the reason why we are here is because we got more work to do. our work is not yet done.>> reporter: romney said it's time for new leadership. >> you hope president obama would live up to his promise to bring people together. and to solve problems. he hasn't. i will. >> reporter: romney's running mate paul ryan echoed that thought while campaigning in to set for this. we can do better than this. this may be the best that barack obama can offer but this is not the best america can have. >> reporter: vice president joe biden told the crowd in sterling virginia that obama is the best choice. >> prtion elections are all about character. -- presidential elections are about character the most important infreedient to lead the nation and world and president obama has the character of his convictions. >> reporter: voter
megan and charley over to you. >>> president obama gave a passionate victory speech in chicago early wednesday morning. celebrating the reelection to the white house. moving forward was a big part of the message encouraging americans to come together now as a nation. >> i believe we can see the future together because we are not as divide as our politics suggest we are not as critical as the pundits believe and we are greater than the sum of our individual ambitions and we remain more than a collection of red states and blue states. we are and forever will be the united states of america. >> president obama won both the electoral vote and popular vote in the election. >>> mitt romney called president obama to congratulate him on reelection and the former massachusetts governor conceded defeat at his rally in boston. >> i so wish i had been able to fulfill your hopes to lead the country in a different direction. but the nation chose another leader and so ann and i join with you to ernestly pray for him and for the great nation. thank you and god bless america. >> president obama congr
out. >> election day is tomorrow, president barack obama and mitt romney spending last few hours and days making final pitches to voters. more than half a dozen states barn storming since friday night. they are going to the critical ones, all eyes are on ohio, it's posed to be a state where it could determine everything. the news this morning is coming out of chicago, that's where we find tj winnick with the live team coverage. >>> election day may not be until tomorrow. 27million americans have cast they vote. a sign hof close the obama cane pain believes this could be, the president appeared in new hampshire, which has 4e electoral votes. >> we are no longer relevant now. we are props. what has happened is now, the campaign falls on the 25 year old kids, out there knocking on doors and making phone calls. >> joined by bill clinton, who mocked mitt romney's pitch. >> don't pay attention to what our solutions are, be disappointed, look at me , i look like a president and talk like one. i'm telling you it's going to be all right if you elect me. >> they crisscrossed the battlegrou
here in maryland but it comes back to man versus man. mitt romney versus president obama. >> abc2 news bradley leaves off live team coverage from mitt romney's headquarters good morning. >> reporter: good morning. mitt romney takes the stage tonight he hopes as the next president of the united states. but today, he is still out hunting for votes even as americans head to the polls. most expensive presidential race in history is in the hands of voters. mitt romney is not done. gop nominee is making two more campaign stops later today in ohio and central -- pennsylvania after casting ballots. romney campaignaed the stops knowing the path to vct have i more narrow than president obama. overnight in new hampshire he held the final rally. >> your votes and work right here in new hampshire will help me become the next president of the united states. >> reporter: also last night, the former massachusetts governor appeared on monday night football where he told chris berman he deserves credit for the chal piionships for red sox and patriots glue get blamed for everything and might as well get
thinks made the difference in president obama's re-election victory. like a lot of things, trying to find a better job can be frustrating. so at university of phoenix we're working with a growing list of almost two thousand corporate partners - companies like microsoft, american red cross and adobe - to create options for you. not only that, we're using what we learn from these partners to shape our curriculum. so that when you find the job you want you'll be a perfect fit. let's get to work. >>> a spectacular sight in western japan, check out the tornado spinning over the pacific ocean. no injuries or damage have been reported and it lasted about ten minutes. and it disintegrated before it ever hit land. it is rare to see a tornado in japan and officials do warn that more tornadoes and strong winds and lightning are coming. >>> a little closer to home we're dealing with some cold temperatures out there. the aftermath of sandy? lynette they need the warmth. >> they need the warmth but we also need the warmth too because we're dealing with some very cold temperatures. so as the kids head o
, reacting to the presidential election on tuesday night. take a look. >> who is the president? >> obama. >> obama! >> yes! >> his mom says she was trying to get him to go bed around midnight but he wanted to dance and celebrate the big win. she has got him back to bed around 1 and he slept through obama's victory speech. look at that. who needs it. he is dancing up a storm. >> that's a scene that's going to be doubly special around the pringle household r they dancing? >> they are. and a lot today. today is their first birthday. >> thank you to the producer who made cup cakes in their honor. they have champagne in them so they don't get them. we'll eat them here. >> to everyone who left messages on facebook thank you. i'm proud to be their mom. >> hard to believe a year ago today you did your final skype shot. you checked in throughout the course saying today would be the last. you went to the doctor for a normal check-up. >> she said the babies have to come out. and you know so big and uncomfortable. i said i could not be on tv any more. the last one they were born that day, you look g
is tuesday november 6th. >> president obama is bringing star power for the final days of the campaign trail. bruce springsteen will perform at presidential stops along the way with wisconsin, ohio and iowa on the map and jay-z will perform at an ohio stop. >>> for most kids the major motivation is snag as much candy as possible. matthew gilbert is more concerned about where the candy is placed so he went for halloween as a bolt box. >> -- ballot box. >> this is a box that goes about down to here and it is split in happen when you vote we open it from the bottom and pour out candy and count each one. >> he factor in a 5% margin of airior for candy eaten alone the way. president obama won 90 to 3. gilbert went as ballot box in 2008 and obama won that too. >> pretty clever. >>> we are getting creative for breast cancer awareness. >> carol hospital september put together a video -- center put together a video called the pink dance. [ music ] >> i encourage you to check this out it's a fun video and part of a nationwide contest sponsored by medlinech the two three hospitals with the most votes w
ago before president obama took office. the deal is set to go from 4 to 6 tonight. >>> we are in the home stretch of election day. that is for sure. it is less than a week away. it's on tuesday, be i that day -- but that day can not come soon enough for one little girl. >> i'm tired -- i'm tired of barack obama and mitt romney. >> that's why you're crying? oh, it will be over soon, abby. okay? the election will be over soon. okay? >> okay. >> the girl's mother elizabeth evans said they were listening to npr on the way to the grocery store, and abigail started crying. well, npr got wind of this story and post add personal apology to abigail. the note went on to read "we must confess, the campaign has gone on too long. enough for us, too." so it looks like abigail is in good company. >> it's cute. >> it is cute. she's so cute. >> exactly. that's sweet. i mean, she echoes the sentiments of a lot of people, that's for sure. >> she said she wants to be an astronaut, by the way, not a politician, so just to clear that up. >> exactly. >> politics have soured on that little girl.
afterred a mything toen a affair -- admitting to an affair. president obama weighed in for the first time since the scandal broke. >> i have no evidence at this point from what i've seen that classified information was disclosed. that in any way would have had a negative impact on our national security. >> reporter: and the president says he hopes in the end, the paula broadwell affair will be a simple blip on radar so petraeus' other side stellar -- otherwise stellar career, linda so, abc2 news. >>> a police officer put their lives on the line every day and one officer came very close to losing his life. take a look at this video from dashcam and a car you can sigh coming right at the officer's vehicle. barely swerving to avoid a straight head-on collision. now the officer maintained his composure and getting out to check and see if the driver was okay and the clearing of the road. and getting other motorists out of the way. now the police chief knows this could have been much worse. >> it could have been terrible. i mean i could have been -- very bad. i could have been making a call to
this year. >>> five things you may want to know as you head out the door. president barack obama on the campaign trail today. he's going to hold rallies in wisconsin, nevada and colorado. the president is trying to make up some of the appearances that he canceled during sandy. and meanwhile republican nominee mitt romney is going to be campaigning in virginia. >>> gnaw web site for job training, mayor stephanie rollins blake will launch --.com will also be on hand. this will take place at the east side traffic center, the career center there. >> so just $1.84 you're going to be able to get a gallon of gas and fill up your tank tank for less than normal. the price will be rolled back at one gas station for a limited time today. the group of americans for prosperity say they want to show how different things were four years ago before president obama took office. the rollback will take place from 4 until 6 this evening at the hess gas staying. >>> it's american indian heritage month and lieutenant governor anthony brown is presiding over a ceremony today. the festivities include tr
president obama will hold a news conference today where he's expected to talk about the so-called fiscal cliff. republicans and democrats have 48 days to come up with an agreement, but on the schedule they're only going to be in session 16 days. if things don't change, tax cuts will expire for americans in january. the tax center estimates the average household can face a tax increase of $3500. >> we typically get a refund, and, you know, thinking that that might not be a possibility for some people who do use that money at the end of the year to take care of big expenses, you know, that would be a tough -- that'll be tough. >> you want to put this in numbers you can understand. we're talking around $120 a pay check being taken out of your monthly pay check. that's what you're looking at right now. democrats want higher taxes on the wealthy. they always say that. and they want to keep current tax rates right there for the middle class. republicans want to cut government spending. president obama plans to meet with congressional leaders from both parties. that meeting is set for friday. >
. >>> who is the president. >> obama. >> yeah. >>> he has some moves. he could not vote for the president but he is excited the president was reelected. she tried putting them back to sleep. but he is too excited. he went to bed around 1:00. slept through the victory speech. >> it will feel like a heat wave. in the mid-60s as we go into the forecast. we have another cold day on tap. the radar not picking up much in terms of wet weather. and look at this break in the clouds. right there. >> as you head out to the stop. bundle up. 39: let's get a check on the weather with lauren cook. >> a water main break you will want to use calvert. it is blocking two lanes. as we check in and look here in howard county at 70. no delays over to the beltway. over to you. >>> sunday is veteran's day and time to honor those in the armed forces. >>> a killers who shooting spree killed 6 and injured 13. will be sentenced today. we'll have a look at what is next for jared loughner. ♪ [ female announcer ] nature exists on the grandest scale... ♪ ...and in the tiniest details. ♪ and sometimes both. nature
and business leaders are meeting for talks about the fiscal cliff. they will meet with president obama to talk about what needs to be done to avoid tax hikes and deep spending cuts. >> u.s. airlines is facing a serious pilot shortage as higher experienced requirements for new hires goes into effect next summer. this raises the cost and time to train new pilots. another issue is thousands of senior pilots will hit a mandatory retirement age of 65. >> some say they saw this coming. workers who make twinkies on strike at bakeries after hostess brands cut wages and benefits by more than 25%. the company warns a widespread strike could force it to liquidate. >> breast feeding policy are being announced. they hope hospitals will use the tips when talking to moms about breast feeding. recommendations are alined with baby friendly policies. >>> a study says exposure to cell phone radiation during pregnancy may lead to hyperactivity within a child. patients should be cautious about devices and it's recommended pregnant women hold phones away from the body. >>> 6:52. two weeks since sandy struck the eas
place. linda so, abc2 news. >>> 5:47. five things know as you head out. president obama is inviting leaders from the labor and business communities to the white house for talks on the fiscal cliff. he will meet with labor representatives as well as other progressive groups tomorrow. >>> the u.s. conference of catholic bishops will hold the annual meeting in baltimore today. they will discuss a wide range of issues over the next two days that meeting will take place at the baltimore marriott water front. >>> new figure shows international enrollment at u.s. college and universities grew nearly 6% last year even as total enrollment was levelingoff. much of the growth at public college notably in the midwest. >>> the holocaust survivor and noble peace prize winner will speak at a jewish facility at convention center. >>> studies says exposure to cell phone radiation during pregnancy may lead to hyperactivity. patients should be cautious with the devices and it's recommended that pregnant women hold the phones away from their body when they are using them. >>> when moms give birth, they
is getting politics. obama and mitt romney are taping interviews, airing during halftime tonight. >>> surgery maybe the better way to go for patients and clogged heart arterys and diabetes. it's a stronger option than having stints put in. patients who had bypass surgery were less likely to have a heart attack later on. >> life is getting back to normal after sandy dumped snow. >> the garrett county sheriff says 95% of roads are open. 4500 people without power. maryland army national guard has been helping out coordinating the recovery efforts. >>> time for a check on the weather. we might see snow, might in western maryland. >> meagan, even we might see snow, knot nothing that's going to accumulate. possibly measurable snow back off towards the west. in addition to what they have gotten, more to come as we go in to wednesday and thursday. satellite and radar, not picking up on a lot terms of rain and clouds. we are going to see lots of sunshine in to the afternoon. for today, temperatures are cold, right now, in to the afternoon, we are looking at 37 baltimore. 34 northville. westminster 35
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